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2013 (Sophomore): Named to the Mountain West All-Academic team ... started all 13 games for the Bulldogs - 11 at strong safety and two at corner ... was fourth on the team with 71 tackles ... his 8.0 tackles for a loss ranked in a tie for third on the team ... intercepted one pass on the year at Idaho, Oct. 5, a game in which he forced his only fumble of the season ... had a season-high 13 tackles in an overtime victory at San Diego State, Oct. 26 ... posted two sacks on the season ... started at cornerback the last two games of the season, both of which he recorded five tackles ... had two pass breakups - his only two of the season - in the Mountain West Championship game victory over Utah State out of the cornerback position.
2012 (Redshirt Freshman): Named to the 2Mountain West All-Academic team ... played in 12 of the 13 games on the season ... recorded 13 tackles ... had one fumble recovery in the San Diego State game when he also returned a blocked PAT for a two-point conversion ... had two pass breakups on the season ... his eight tackles (six on kickoff coverage, two on punt coverage) were the third-most special teams tackles on the team.
2011 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Tallied 86 tackles as a senior in 2010 ... had 57 solos tackles and 29 assisted tackles ... recorded a season-high nine tackles in one game ... intercepted five passes ... rushed for 123 yards on seven carries ... recorded four touchdowns ... led Celts to an 8-4 finish in 2010 and was named the league's defensive MVP.
Personal: Born in Colorado ... was also recruited by Boise State, Iowa State, Nevada, Oregon, UCLA and Washington ... majoring in criminology corrections.